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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> good morning. let us get a check of your forecast
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with erica. currently, 51 degrees in oakland 40's in antioch. the futurecast we are showing fifties. for the peninsula of the east bayshore. and the further inland you go with 60s will start with that high cloud coverage. by 8:00 p.m. it will continue to cool tonight with 50s. 67 degrees expected for this afternoon in. and if you can see on the satellite and radar. we to have changes to talk about. and here is a quick look your kron 4 7 day around the bay a 20%-30 percent chance of rainfall. saturday and sunday showers
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more on your extended forecast, coming up. and as far as the traffic the bridges are looking clear this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened friday in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. this morning we are learning more about them.
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kron4's maureen kelly has uncovered new details about the pacifica man. who government officials say pulled the trigger, then turned the gun on himself. facebook photos posted by sgt oo-say-bio lopez.better known as levi to his friends.show him goofing off in his dress blues.making funny faces has he runs in formation in camouflage.and proudly posing with action movie star chuck norris. .an american flag flies over his family home in pacifica.the people inside saying they did not want to talk to the media at this time. a neighbor who did not want to appear on camera says she was surprised to hear the allegations against the young man who would wave to her when he occasionally came home to visit his family. who she described as nice people. according to the marine corp.the 25 year old joined up seven years ago. serving in both the afghanistan and iraq wars.he was heavily decorated.earning 11 awards. he was promoted to sergeant in 2011and was a tactics instructor, specializing as a machine gunner at the officer candidate school. that's where the lopez allegedly turned his gun onto 19 year old lance coporal sara castromata of oakley, ca and 23 year old corporal jacob wooley.of mississippi. one of lopez's facebook
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friends who served with him posted a comment that he was quote a great marine, one the the best the corps had.he made a terrible decision and i feel so bad for the lives that were taken but lopez was an amazing man, not a coward at all. he just made that terrible mistake. i love and miss him.: rip brother, semper fi. maureen kelly kron 4 news >> we are also learning more about the young bay area victim, 19 year old lance corporal sara castromata. kron four's philippe djegal reports. these are photos of lance corporal sara castromata posted on her facebook page, and others shared with kron 4 from her family. she was 19 years old. born and raised in oakley. and, via instagram, kron four has learned that castromata is a recent graduate from liberty high school here in brentwood. she joined the marine corps
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in december 20-11, serving as a warehouse clerk. last month, she was promoted to her current rank. though she was not deployed. she earned a number of awards. including the national defense medal. and, global war on terrorism service medal. friends and family say she was best known for her charity work. they say she would often volunteer for her church. she is described as a melo person. she has two sisters. philippe djegal, kron 4 news >> friends of castromata are talking about dealing with the loss. in a story you'll only see on kron4.
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she was very loving and caring >> it has been very very devastating she had a great personality and was really good with kids. stay with us as we continue to follow this developing story. stay with us as we follow this developing story. we'll bring you any new information as we get it. >> the coast guard is searching the water off of half moon bay for a 22-year- old who disappeared from a beach. it all happened yesterday around 2:45. the coast guard sent out a helicopter and a rescue boat in half moon bay near pillar point.
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authorities say the man was playing football on roosevelt beach with friends who said they turned around and he was gone. the coast guard says there entered the water. the 22-year-old was last seen wearing a black tee shirt and shorts. anyone with information is asked to contact the coast guard. devil's slide. the coastal section of state highway one in san mateo county is getting set to reopen. two tunnels will open by tomorrow morning as part of ifs transportation project tomorrow morning as part of ifs transportation project thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies
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>> this wednesday toll takers will be gone from the golden gate bridge. kron4's charles clifford has everything you need to know for the change over. only cars sold bound have to pay tolls the northbound travel is free. the rest we can see will vary depending on the type of bridge after this conversion to all electronic there will no longer be toll takers taking cash. for drivers that do not have a fast track account there will be cameras set in place there
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are also more than 9-thousand runners turned out early sunday for the oakland running festival. the festival featured events ranging from the full marathon and half-marathon to a four-person team relay, a 5k run, and kids run. the event, which started and ended at snow park was expected to generate nearly 9 million dollars for the city of oakland, with 750- thousand dollars going to local charities. still ahead, it may
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officially be spring. but winter weather is still rocking some parts of the midwest. we'll show you some of the snow. coming up.
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>> there are few signs of spring in some parts of the midwest, where a storm has dumped up to a foot of snow from eastern kansas to missouri. you can see video of the snow from st. louis on the left. about 100 flights were canceled at lambert field in st. louis yesterday. you can see planes being de-iced in kansas city on the top right.
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the bottom right is colorado springs, which also saw a few inches of snow over the weekend. the storm is moving east, and winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued as far east as pennsylvania. >> we have the potential for unsettled weather. shower conditions pretty much each and every day. most of these will only be isolated. it will not be much of a rainmaker. today, cooler conditions and high cloud coverage. temperatures are not that bad. 46 in half moon bay. let us take a look at the temperatures compared to today. the afternoon highs with a snap of his five degrees cooler than what we experienced and livermore will be cooler.
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plenty of 60s and the south bay. 64 in a santa of clara. there are no 70's to talk about it in the east bay. upper 50s for san bruno. lots of cloud coverage for the bay area tomorrow. and your kron 4 7 day around the bay face 20 percent chance of rainfall almost every day from tuesday towards the weekend. taking a look at traffic no accidents to report just overnight construction typical for this time of morning. taking a look at this look towards the bay bridge. the drive is just a 12-13 minutes. we can
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hardly see any cars with no incidences to report. as we take a look at our traffic maps 12 minutes. no problems westbound towards the caldecott tunnel. and plenty of could drive times. the northbound 101 and interstate 880. >> after years of struggle on both sides of the issue, the supreme court will hear two separate appeals this week on the issue of same- sex marriage. arguments will be made to establish same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. cristina mutchler has more. >> reporter: people are already lining up at the supreme court in hopes of getting a seat to witness history. arguments over the right to
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same-sex marriage start tuesday. central in the debate-- whether marriage should be considered a state or federal issue. >> "americans on both sides of this issue are deeply invested in this debate on marriage. we don't need a 50 state solution presented by the supreme court when our democratic institutions are perfectly capable of handling this issue." >> "there are certain things that shouldn't be put up for a vote. and gay people, like non-gay people, deserve, under the constitution, the ability to shape a family to build a life, and to have these dreams." >> reporter: appeals will be heard on california's "proposition 8" that outlaws same sex marriage and and the federal defense of marriage act - or doma - that legally defines marriage as between a man and woman. conservative leader rand paul says he believes in traditional marriage, but not doma. >> "i don't want the government promoting something i don't believe in, but i also don't mind if the government tries to be neutral on the issue." >> reporter: although recent polls show a majority of americans support of same sex marriage, california's attorney general says it's
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more important to read the constitution. >> "i am absolutely against a ban on same-sex marriages because because they are simply unconstitutional." i'm cristina mutchler reporting for kron 4 news. >> secretary of state john kerry says he's made it clear to iraq that it shouldn't allow iran to use its airspace to ship weapons and fighters to syria. u-s officials believe shipments on iranian overflights are transporting weapons and fighters to the embattled syrian government. kerry says iraq's behavior in allowing use of the airspace raises questions about the country's reliability as a partner. >> a mall in los angeles is open again after more than a thousand workers and shoppers evacuated over a suspicious briefcase. police say on sunday a man returned to his car located in the parking structure of the beverly center and
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discovered that a briefcase inside it had been moved. the man notified authorities and a bomb squad was called in. the mall was evacuated while authorities investigated for four hours. nothing dangerous was discovered. >> authorities say a 46- year-old man was rushed to a hospital burn unit after lighting himself on fire at an orange county nail salon. police say the man walked into the salon, doused himself with flammable liquid and set fire to himself just after noon sunday. someone inside the salon rushed to put out the flames. investigators have not determined a motive, but police say the man's estranged wife was working in the salon. the man has not been identified. nobody else was hurt. >> police in georgia say an anonymous tip helped them make arrests in the shooting in a stroller. someone saw a person crouched in the back seat of a vehicle as it drove away from the shooting on thursday. detectives followed up and arrested a 14-year-old suspect.
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the boy's statements led them to take 17-year-old de'marquise elkins into custody. >> as airport officials in birmingham, alabama try to figure out how a 300-pound arrival-departure panel fell onto a family friday, the mother of a boy who was killed remains hospitalized with her own injuries and still unaware of what happened. she's in intensive care and unconscious. the family had vacationed in florida and was flying home to kansas. >> a glendale couple was cruising around.when the couple's car went airborne and landed on a neighbor's house. galnia wynn says she and her husband were coming down a hill.but couldn't stop their car as they turned the corner. when she opened the door.she saw the edge of the roof. been a smash, crash, bowen. an the neighbor said is that there has been an accident smash-crash boom. >> the back end of car rested on the edge of a retaining wall. a neighbor heard the
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accident. he grabbed a ladder and helped the wynns off the roof. one man was inside the house when the crash happened, but he wasn't injured." in order to remove the car, the fire department called for a crane to do the heavy lifting. offsthe caddy has major damage, but remarkably the roof needs only minor repairs. galnia and her husband suffered minor injuries. we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news.
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>> good morning we are focusing your attention on the the forecast we do have
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some spring showers coming for this workweek with mild conditions right now. 40's so it is a mild start but expect high clouds for this afternoon. it looks like a highs will mainly be in the 60s. more of a sea breeze with gusting at 35 m.p.h. the afternoon highs will be 4-8 degrees cooler. notice cooler conditions by lunch. 50s for the heart of the bay. and it looks like the '70s but mainly contain to the central valley. we will cluinclude some sunshine -- with 40's and 50's for the bay area. 60s in concord,
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san francisco your kron 4 7 day around the bay has and possibly a few sprinkles. >> taking a look at the box office numbers from the weekend. the caveman comedy "the croods" takes the numer one spot earning an estimated 44-point-seven million dollars. in the number two spot, ""oylmpus has fallen" starring gerard butler. earning an estimated 30- point-five million dollars in it's opening weekend.
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>> welcome back. top stories we are following on this monday morning. jackie has been following this on changes on the bay bridge. >> yes just prea these were the will have all electronic tolls. with no more stopping on the bay bridge. they will put up a large sign on top of the toll plaza that will save " no stopping ". that is one
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thing they have in place. as they make the change people are attempted to stop but there will not be any toll takers on wednesday morning. have had and also bad morning the speed limit will increase. instead of 15 m.p.h., a vocal all the way to 25 m.p.h. they are hoping that it will close move as it increases -- from 15 m.p.h. all the weight-225 m.p.h.. and all the way to the amount of 25 m.p.h.. and james, obviously it is going to be difficult for people to break their habits that people of pet so long. people will be in place.
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>> and maybe if the ardrivers that do not take this much if they do not take this bridge that much they are not aware of the changes made the they will stop even in a couple of weeks. >> and we can see that even after 25 m.p.h. will still feel safe driving through headspace. >> that will be wednesday morning. and we will be reminding you. also, they
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are for to be picking teen the tollgatepainting -- the interior of the pay gate so people do not stop. >> and let us take a look at your forecast. antioch, pleasanton, oakland, for this afternoon mid-60s for just about everyone. temperatures are going to be cooler than what we experienced this weekend. 65 in mountain view. i do not think that we are going to see any 70's today but 67 expected in walnut creek. low 60s for downtown san
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francisco and possibly upper 60s for napa. and your kron 47 day around the bay with sprinkles expected. temperatures will be similar to what we experienced today. that light rain will continue for the weekend. in the meantime, no hot spots. here is a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic is definitely looking decent with fastrak. and also no problems on the san mateo and highway 92 also looking decent. the southbound 101 a very quiet drive. the c h p reporting accident-free. >> two of the three marines
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who were killed in friday's shooting at quantico marine base in virginia, are from the bay area. oakley resident lance corporal sara castromata was shot by pacifica resident sgt oo-say-bio lopez. bridge. a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened last week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. governemnt officials say sergeant eusebio lopez is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massechusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castromata, a 19-year-old from oakley. lopez joined the marines seven years ago. serving in both the afghanistan and iraq wars. he was heavily decorated.earning 11 awards. he was promoted to sergeant in 2011and was a tactics instructor, specializing as a machine gunner at the officer candidate school. a relationship dispute could
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be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened this week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. movie star chuck norris. eusebio lopez is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massechusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castromata, a 19-year-old from oakley. the shooting happened late thursday night at the marine base quantico in northern virginia. >> issue is a very caring and the youngeloving person tha- she was always very caring a commander at the base says barracks.
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she had a great personality and a sense of her humor and she was great with kids. and all i remember her smile. go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, as well as our facebook and twitter feed. they later found another victim, along with the body of the suspected shooter, who authorities say took his own life. and one of the victims of the shooter lance corporal sara castromata was from oakley. she as 19 years old. castromata is a recent graduate from liberty high school in brentwood. she joined the marine corps in december 20-11, serving as a warehouse clerk. to her current rank. though she was not deployed, she earned a number of awards, friends and family say she
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in a story you'll only see military officials say a soldier from hayward has died from wounds suffered last week in afghanistan. the department of defense says 31-year-old sergeant 1st class james grissom died thursday from small arms fire on march 18. grissom was assigned to a special forces group and was shot in remote southeast afghanistan bordering pakistan. police are investigating the death of a man after he was found in the san francisco bay. the body was found in the bay near the 300 block of west cutting street in richmond yesterday around three in the afternoon. when officers arrived they found the man in the water, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. police have determined that the death does not appear to be a homicide and deemed it an "unexplained death" the coast guard is searching the water off of half moon bay for a 22-year- old who disappeared from a beach. it all happened yesterday around 2:45. helicopter and a rescue boat point. authorities say the man was roosevelt beach with friends who said they turned around and he was gone.
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the coast guard says there is no confirmation the man entered the water. the 22-year-old was last seen wearing a black tee shirt and shorts. anyone with information is asked to contact the coast guard. devil's slide. the coastal section of state highway one in san mateo county is getting set to reopen. two tunnels will open by tomorrow morning as part of a 439-million-dollar transportation project to provide a more reliable way to travel between pacifica and half moon bay. it's a section of the highway that is notorious for rock slides and traffic accidents. a ribbon cutting will be held today at 11 this morning. new changes are coming to the golden gate bridge this week. and this morning drivers can expect to see those changes start to take place.
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cyprus has reached a deal to stave off bank collapse. the deal will shrink cyprus' financial industry and clear way for a bailout the
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country desperately needs to avoid collapse. the deal comes days after frantic negotiations that followed the rejection by cypriot lawmakers. this deal includes a bailout program to restructure the country's two biggest banks -- bank of cyprus and popular bank of cyprus. without a deal, the tiny state risked losing emergency funding from the european central bank as early as tuesday. that would have meant financial collapse and almost certain exit from the eurozone. >> boeing is planning to lay off about 800 workers in washington by the end of the year. the company said it will cut another 1,200 to 1,500 jobs through attrition and other means. the job cuts will be mostly from the 747 and 787 jet programs. the company says production rates on those airplanes will not be affected. boeing has not issued layoff notices yet. san jose wants to keep samsung in the silicon valley. the city council is expected to approve $7 million in incentives to keep the company from moving to texas.
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a proposed expansion of samsung's san jose facility would replace existing offices with a modern research and development campus totaling 680,000 square feet in two distinctive 10-story towers. samsung semiconductor has been based in san jose since 1986. watching these gas prices, we are watching gas prices coming up on a kron 4 morning news. a look at your forecast and a live look outside of the bay bridge toll plaza. and a mild start. changes and details coming up
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>> welcome back. changes for the middle of this week with the forecast. >> yes we can see some sprinkles even tomorrow. the extensive morning fog. cloudy conditions and temperatures are on the mild side. with a 20-30 percent chance for rainfall. the sea breezes will increase and 50's for the coast. saying goodbye to the 70's for the next couple of days. anticipate mostly cloudy conditions with currently 46 out the door for san mateo.
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mostly cloudy conditions. as for the afternoon highs 60s in mountain view. again no 70's expected today. 64 in castro valley. as we turn our attention to the north bay 67 for napa. mid-50s for ocean beach. light showers for the rest of the workweek and isolated shower activity towards saturday
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and sunday. traffic not monitoring any hot spots. as for take a look outside the bay bridge toll plaza the majority of that traffic is coming from the east shore freeway.
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>> a 7-year-old oakland boy drowned in a backyard pool in fairfield saturday. the boy was found floating face down in the pool at the house belonging to family friends. his parents were not there at the time of the incident. an adult who lived at the house found the boy and called police. dispatchers talked the adult through c-p-r until emergency crews arrived. the boy was taken to northbay medical center in fairfield, where he was pronounced dead. the incident is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. it was a very sad day in the north bay yesterday. hundreds came out to remember 14 year old marcus johnson. he died last week at the marysville raceway -- struck and killed in a freak accident by his cousin's racecar.
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all after it went off the track and crashed into him in the pit. kron 4s j-r stone is following the story. and takes us to the funeral. more bay area news.
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his mom talked about the good times. >> he literally picked me up in the air and twirled me around. fire was amazed that he could pick me of. saw he had such a common sense about them and his allies would smile and light up a room. i spoke with a number of teenagers saying that school will not breathe the same without them. j.r.
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stone, kron 4 news. >> after a 90-minute stand off with police, a novato resident is now undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-seven news, over the scene friday. someone reported the suspect starting a fire in a home near the corner of center road and stasia drive. relatives say that the suspect was acting up and in possible need of psychiatric help. after talking with police the suspect surrendered. no one was hurt. and and stockton is poised to become the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy when its trial begins today in federal court. creditors who lent stockton money are challenging its chapter 9 bankruptcy petition, but most observers say the city of 300,000 will be successful. its largest creditors are bond insurers who helped the city refinance pension debt.
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police in south san francisco are searching for a serial arsonist who started three fires in the city over the weekend. police said two fires were lit in orange park on memorial drive and a third was started near the 500 block of el camino real. fiske all three fires were quickly extinguished and caused little damage, police said. no suspect information was immediately available. police search for arsonist this weekend police said two fires were lit in orange park on immediately available. the san mateo county sheriff's office is warning rash of 'door-knock' burglaries that have occurred in residential neighborhoods around san according to the sheriff's office, potential burglars have been approaching homes and knocking on doors to see if residents are home.
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if someone answers the door, the burglars ask for bogus directions or ask to see someone who doesn't live there. if no one answers the door, the home is often burglarized.
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and >> good morning. hayward, 50 degrees. we do have some cloud coverage and the temperatures are going to be cooler than what we saw this weekend. in fact, nafta will be cooler with six degrees cooler in redwood city. certainly be prepared for that as you are going out. by noon, 50s. 60s for the and and spots. cloudy conditions in the 40's and
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50's this ridge of high pressure will break down. and a sea breeze coming from the coast. as we take a look get your extended forecast. we are talking morning fog and cloud coverage possibly sprinkles. wednesday, a 20 percent chance of wet weather. your weekend forecast and the opportunities for rainfall coming out. coming up on the kron four
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morning news. two marines shooting at quantico marine base called the bay area home. we'll take a look at who they are. coming up. gate bridge can expect to see some changes starting today as automatic tolls officially kick in this week. we'll show you some of those and more changes are also coming to state highway one in san mateo county has devil's slide is expected to be open to traffic tomorrow.
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good morning, top stories we're following this monday march 25th. >> drives to the golden gate bridge can expect to see some changes starting today
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as automatic tolls officially kick in this week. >> two marines who were killed in friday's shooting at quantico marine base called the bay area home. we'll take a look at who they are. >> >> good morning. we will have details on your extended forecast coming up. >> could morning a decent ride around the bay. there was a wind advisory for the early morning hours of the bridge looking decent the only slope is on east bound we do have news coming out of the golden gate bridge with changes. jackie if they are going to be installing something? >> reporter: yes. with plenty of changes all week
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with the electronic towing taking place on march 27th. it will all be electronic tolling. no more toll takers. wheat we can see that scaffolding. march 27th, the total conversion is finally upon us. all types of changes. that l e d sign will go up. and do not stop. there will be no stopping. it will all be taken care of your license plate will have its picture taken and other changes the instituted a new speed limit. from 15 mph to 25
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m.p.h. lots of other changes are a point to happen on wednesday morning. and this lane is the second lane from the right. that will all be car pool lanes during the commute lanes. that will be in preparation for wednesday. you will no longer have to stop at the toll plaza and with changes. they are expected to see some of that once the morning. >> the supreme court takes up the issue of same sex marriage this week. details we are following news out of the supreme court will hear two separate appeals this week on the issue of same- sex marriage.
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arguments over the right to same-sex marriage start tuesday. appeals will be heard on california's "proposition 8" that outlaws same sex marriage and and the federal defense of marriage act that legally defines marriage as between a man and woman. the supreme court will hear two separate appeals this week on the issue of same- sex marriage. arguments will be made to establish same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. people are already lining up witness history. this issue are deeply invested in this debate on state solution presented by the supreme court when our democratic institutions are perfectly capable of handling this issue." "there are certain things that shouldn't be put up for a vote. and gay people, like non-gay people, deserve, under the constitution, the ability to shape a family to build a life, and to have >> reporter: appeals will be heard on california's "proposition 8" that outlaws same sex marriage and and the federal defense of marriage act - or doma - that legally defines marriage as between a man and woman. conservative leader rand paul says he believes in traditional marriage, but not doma. off attorney general says
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it's constitution. simply unconstitutional." >> a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened last week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. governemnt officials say sergeant eusebio lopez is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massechusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castromata, a 19-year-old from oakley. lopez joined the marines seven years ago. serving in both the afghanistan and iraq wars. he was heavily decorated.earning 11 awards. he was promoted to sergeant in 2011 and was a tactics instructor, specializing as a machine gunner at the officer candidate school. a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened this week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. bay victims' god mother.
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man. time. area. eusebio lopez is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massechusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castromata, a 19-year-old from oakley. she was 19 years old and joined the marine corps in december 20-11, serving as a last month, she was promoted to her current rank. though she was not deployed, she earned a number of awards, friends and family say she
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was best known for her charity work. volunteer for her church. she is described as a mello person. these are photos of lance corporal sara castromata posted on her facebook page, and others shared with kron 4 from her family. she was 19 years old. born and raised in oakley. and, via instagram, kron four has learned that castromata is a recent graduate from liberty high school here in brentwood. friends of castromata are talking about dealing with the loss. last week in afghanistan. the department of defense says 31-year-old sergeant 1st class james grissom died thursday from small arms fire on march 18. grissom was assigned to a special forces group and was shot in remote southeast afghanistan bordering pakistan.
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>> the big story today is cyprus and he was gone. devil's slide. the coastal cyprus secured a $13 billion bailout early this morning on the condition it scales back its banking sector and forces hefty losses on a number of big deposits to help pay much of the bill. russia's prime minister has slammed a deal that saves cyprus from bankruptcy but forces big losses on many bank deposits, a large chunk of which are held by russians. michael dell may face competition over his bid to take the computer maker he founded private in a $24.4 billion deal. the wall street journal is reporting that buyout specialist blackstone group
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and activist investor carl icahn have both notified a special committee of dell's board that they are working on bids for the company. michael dell and a group of investors announced their bid, valued at $13.65 per share, in early february. the company's board then set a 45-day period to allow for offers that might top it. south korea's government says it will launch a $1.35 billion fund this week to provide debt relief for more than half a million people unable to repay loans. the fund will cancel up to half the debt of individuals who have been unable to make repayments for more than six months. south korea's financial services commission says the relief plan will apply to debts up to $90,000.
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>> welcome back. we can the see the winter storms
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through the st. louis, kansas, a colla colorado. this storm is moving to the east. and even pennsylvania has more winter weather. and for augus erica? >> just a 20%-30 percent chance. this live look from our mount tam cam we do have
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various of locally dense fog. the futurecast is tracking them. 50s inside the bay. 60s for the inland spots. i think the 70's will stay out of the central valley. by 8:00 p.m., mostly cloudy conditions in the chance of 40's and 50's. for the afternoon, you can say goodbye to the 70's. milpitas, 65. and no 70's for the east bay. fairfield, concord, danville and low 60s for downtown san francisco. the satellite and radar showing the cloud coverage and the sea breeze will kick up. s
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the onshore flow will impact inland communities. mild with upper 60s. the expect fog. will be light isolated showers as we go towards saturday and sunday. >> good morning i just checked with the wind advisory they have been cancelled. it is completely clear. no incidences or hot spots to slow you down. still an easy trip from the macarthur maze and also on the san mateo bridge a
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completely free drive with no problems in east bound, westbound. this also looking good on the marin county and drive times from hercules towards berkeley. 17 minutes towards dublin. no delays for westbound except for the alta month passed. already traffic is looking decent. to leave free for the marin county public transit also looking good.
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secretary of state john kerry says he's made it clear to iraq that it shouldn't allow iran to use its airspace to ship weapons and fighters to syria. u-s officials believe shipments on iranian overflights are transporting weapons and fighters to the embattled syrian government. kerry says iraq's behavior in allowing use of the airspace raises questions about the country's reliability as a partner. authorities say a 46-year- old man was rushed to a hospital burn unit after lighting himself on fire at an orange county nail salon. police say the man walked into the salon, doused himself with flammable liquid and set fire to himself just after noon sunday. someone inside the salon rushed to put out the flames. investigators have not determined a motive, but
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police say the man's estranged wife was working in the salon. the man has not been identified. nobody else was hurt. >> police in georgia say an anonymous tip helped them make arrests in the shooting baby in a stroller. someone saw a person crouched in the back seat of a vehicle as it drove away from the shooting on thursday. detectives followed up and arrested a 14-year-old suspect. the boy's statements led them to take 17-year-old de'marquise elkins into custody. as airport officials in birmingham, alabama try to figure out how a 300-pound arrival-departure panel fell onto a family friday, the mother of a boy who was killed remains hospitalized with her own injuries and still unaware of what happened. she's in intensive care and unconscious. the family had vacationed in florida and was flying home to kansas. a glendale couple was
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cruising around.when the couple's car went airborne and landed on a neighbor's house. galnia wynn says she and her husband were coming down a hill.but couldn't stop their car as they turned the corner. when she opened the door.she saw the edge of the roof. the back end of car rested on the edge of a retaining wall. a neighbor heard the accident. >> smash, and i think that a neighbor also saw its and said that there was an accident. >> he grabbed a ladder and helped the wynns off the roof. one man was inside the house when the crash happened, but he wasn't injured." in order to remove the car, the fire department called for a crane to do the heavy lifting. the caddy has major damage, but remarkably the roof needs only minor repairs. galnia and her husband suffered minor injuries.
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the u.s. military is handing
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>> the u.s. military is handing over detention facility to the afghan government. it is the only detention facility in the country that was under american control. the transfer comes a year after the two sides initially agreed on the handover. a transfer ceremony is set for today next to the u.s.- run bagram military base north of kabul. the u.s. was supposed to fully hand over the facility last september after signing an agreement to do so a year ago. but the transfer was held up pending a final deal between the u.s. and the afghans over the release of
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dangerous prisoners. that deal was struck late last week and under it, prisoners considered dangerous would not be released from the detention center. >> rebels have overthrown the ifs african republic, seizing the presidential palace and declaring that the desperately poor country has "opened a new page in its history." the country's president fled the capital. the rebels' invasion of the capital comes just two months after they had signed a peace agreement that would have let the president serve until 2016. that deal unraveled in recent days. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon condemned the unconstitutional seizure of power and called for the swift restoration of constitutional order. >> police in south san francisco are searching for a serial arsonist who started three fires in the city over the weekend. police said two fires were lit in orange park on memorial drive
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and a third was started near the 500 block of el camino real. all three fires were quickly extinguished and caused little damage, police said. no suspect information was immediately available.
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sign up at scottbrand.com. oh, i couldn't help myself... >> there is a mild start. temperatures in the 40's and 50's. the sea breeze will kick in between 20 and 30 m.p.h.. the expecting cooler conditions than what we saw this weekend. changes as we finish of the workweek. at
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5:30 this quick commute check. traffic is slow on the 580 through antioch and highway 4 and the altamirano pass. otherwise, the south bay drive is looking great. >> there are changes coming to the bay bridge so jackie jackie sissel is of their lives of the golden gate. >> good morning there are a lot of changes and it also is coyne to start wednesday.
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changes even today. there will be a new sign where we can see that scaffolding. a new l e.d. sign around 7:00 a.m. telling drivers do not stop. this is because of the big changes on march 27th. electronic toll and with no more told taking. this will be the first breach in california of the will have all electronic towing. they have been trying to get the word out. this will start on wednesday. along with the new signs, there is a new speed limit. it will be 25 m.p.h. instead of 15 m.p.h. and i can tell the that as you approach the vaporish
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you can see the electronic signs saying that changes are coming. they have been wanting to get the word out. this will take place on wednesday. and as far as what time? that still has not been determined. if you have not changed anything you do not have to do anything. if you do not have fastrak you will get 80 automatic bill in the mail. >> considering the discount on am surprised that there are so many lanes that pay cash. this should relieve speed things up. >> over 80 percent of the drivers have a fast track.
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and it is the weekend in the evening that are paying and that is the fear. the fear is probably not as much on the morning commute it will be the first weekend's when they do not use the bridge that often. >> the tourists on the weekends. >> the latest on the gun control debate say that it is up to voters the gun debate say it's up to voters now to make their position known to congress. new york mayor michael bloomberg and national rifle
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association's wayne lapierre each claim their views on guns have the support of the overwhelming number of americans. lawmakers are in their home states, hearing from constituents ahead of next month's anticipated senate vote on gun control. senate majority leader harry reid said that legislation would likely be debated next month that will include tougher laws and stiffer sentences for gun trafficking and increased school safety grants. a ban on assault-style weapons was dropped from the bill. >> a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened last week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. governemnt officials say sergeant eusebio lopez is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massechusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castromata, a 19-year-old from oakley. lopez joined the marines seven years ago. serving in both the afghanistan and iraq wars. he was heavily decorated.earning 11 awards. he was promoted to sergeant in 2011 and was a tactics instructor, specializing as a machine gunner at the officer candidate school. a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly
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marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened this week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. man. government officials say pulled the trigger, then turned the gun on himself. facebook photos posted by for the lives that were a possible relationship dispute could be to blame in a deadly marine base triple shooting. the shooter lance corporal sara castromata was from she was 19 years old and joined the marine corps in
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december 20-11, serving as a warehouse clerk. last month, she was promoted to her current rank. though she was not deployed, she earned a number of awards, including the national defense medal and, global war on terrorism service medal. friends and family say she charity work. they say she would often volunteer for her church. she is described as a mellow person. >> this is going to be difficult issue is always happy and fun and helping me with my homework. these are photos of lance corporal sara castromata posted on her facebook page, and others shared with kron she was 19 years old. born and raised in oakley. and, via instagram, kron castromata is a recent graduate from liberty high school here in brentwood. she joined the marine corps in december 20-11, serving to her current rank. awards. including the national defense medal. service medal.
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devil's slide. the coastal section of state highway one in san mateo county will reopen tomorrow. two tunnels will open tomorrow as part of a 439- million-dollar transportation project to provide a more reliable way to travel between pacifica and half moon bay. it's a section of the highway that is notorious for rock slides and traffic accidents. a ribbon cutting will be held today at 11:30. that''s too much bacon.
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now nowith even more bacon. come cmeelebrate our bacon obsession with all a new menu items like the bacon avocado omelette. only alyt denny's. a chevron fuel spill near a northern utah bird refuge is now much worse than originally thought. authorities say up to 27,000 gallon may have leaked from a pipeline that carries diesel fuel the spill occurred monday near the bear river migratory bird refuge and willard bay state park, near ogden utah it's chevron's third leak in utah in the last three years. a june 2010 spill involved more than 30,000 gallons of crude oil near
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red butte gardens in salt lake city, while a december 2010 leak near the same site involved about 21,000 gallons >> american airlines could allow customers with carry- on could board right after first-class. they have been quietly testing this program for several airports including washington, baltimore, fort lauderdale. the response has been positive. save boarding times and it is being supported by travelers. this could encourage more people to check their luggage. once
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>> 5:45. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following doubledevil's slide his opening up. and also of the struggle for same-sex marriage will cold in front of the supreme court. on wednesday they
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will take the defensive marriage act. the coast guard will continue its search of half moon bay for a 22 year old and that it disappeared. this happened yesterday for around 2: near pillar point he was playing football and he turned around that he was gone. >> the rain was so bad yesterday that it forced the delay and evacuation of the arnold palmer invitational at bay hill in florida. as you can see here there was heavy rains. whipping winds. and rapidly moving water. at one point that a tornado warning was issued. despite the storm there were no immediate reports of damage to the course. this marks the third time this year that weather has delayed a p-g-a tournament.
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what about the bay area?lets turn to erica kato to get bring you more on your local forecast. a 20 percent chance thursday, friday, the increasing chances but isolated showers as we go towards the weekend. we certainly have our changes coming up in the bay area. we are starting off with a mild morning. also areas of locally dense fog to talk about. 4 mi. of visibility around in napa. some dense fog and drive with extra
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caution on highway 1 we are tracking those temperatures with 50s and 60s and land. and also 70's will stay out of our area. mid upper 60s for the east bay interior valleys. as we go for the 8:00 p.m. hour, even 40's and 50's. plenty of 60s and high clouds expected. 68 in campbell. 60s in fairfield, stand wrote, 60s and pleasanton. the satellite and radar showing that this ridge of high pressure is high slowly dissipating. your kron 4 7 day around the bay on settled - unstettled.
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and george? >> so far, looking decent. the toll plaza however is showing some cash elaine activity. cash lane--also 11 minutes and from the cove and the gate the reconfiguring has been completed with 4 southbound lanes and northbound lanes. with 14 minutes from hercules to berkeley. the 680 still looking good san ramon through the altamonte pass and the south bay from
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to the guadalpue pass and public transit no problems. all looking good. after years of struggles, stockton is poised to become the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy when its trial begins today in federal court. creditors who lent stockton money are challenging its chapter 9 bankruptcy petition, but most observers say the city of 300,000 will be successful. its largest creditors are bond insurers who helped the city refinance pension debt. italy's top criminal court is hearing arguments from prosecutors who are appealing the acquittal of amanda knox in the murder of her roommate. prosecutors say the 2011 acquittals of knox and her
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italian ex-boyfriend in the murder of british student meredith kercher should be thrown out and a new trial ordered. in the first trial, knox and raffaele sollecito were convicted of the 2007 murder of kercher and given long prison sentences. they were acquitted on appeal and knox returned to the u-s the court could issue its ruling on the appeal later today. >> a 7-year-old oakland boy drowned in a backyard pool in fairfield saturday. the boy was found floating face down in the pool at the house belonging to family friends. his parents were not there at the time of the incident. an adult who lived at the house found the boy and called police. dispatchers talked the adult through c-p-r until emergency crews arrived. the boy was taken to northbay medical center in fairfield, where he was pronounced dead. the incident is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. family and friends gathered
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over the weekend to say their final good byes to 14 year old marcus johnson. he died last week at the marysville raceway aftering being struck and killed in a freak accident by his cousin's racecar. johnson was an up and coming racer. he started competing on go karts at age 5 and in nine years won more than 200 races. his race suits and trophys were on stage at his memorial sunday.along with his basketball gear. one by one his classmates came to the microphone but they didn t talk about marcus?s athletic ability but they talked about marcus their good friend. marcus's mom, gina johnson also spoke at his memorial >> we feel the warmth of your smile and embrace. the gentleman's - gentlemness of
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